ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Growth and Structures of Industries in Maharashtra

Growth and Structures of Industries in Maharashtra Dr S B Sakhalkar Executive Director, Maharashtra Economic Development Council, Bombay MAHARASHTRA carved for itself a distinguished and prominent place on the economic and industrial map of India. Even though Maharashtra accounts for only 9.5 per cent of the national population it contributes 13.1 per cent to the national income. The per capita state income in Maharashtra was Rs 2,525 last year i e, 1982-83, whereas the per capita national income was Rs 1,891. Maharashtra leads all other states in financial and commercial activities and Bombay, the capital of Maharashtra, is truly regarded as the financial capital of India. Even though the state has only 9.7 per cent of the scheduled commercial bank offices in the country, it accounts for 17.8 per cent of deposits and 21.1 per cent of advances.

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